Articles by Carter Casad

Carter Casad
Carter Casad
Carter Casad is a long time cannabis grower and breeder with a wide range of industry accomplishments. A CU graduate that never left Boulder, he assisted in some of the first university approved cannabis genomic research. He was the breeder at The Farm for 10 solid years, where he developed custom strains for bands like Boombox and Yonder Mountain String Band. Now he works as a cannabis consultant, business owner, writer, music producer and drummer. Check and his LinkTree to keep up with all his projects.

The History of Cannabis

Travel through time and discover the history of cannabis, its origin, how it toured the world and advanced its genetics to get where marijuana is today.
by - June 28, 2022

The Many Types of Hash

Discover the different types of hash made all around the world, from ancient, almost extinct Nepalese Temple Balls, to dry sift Afghani or Moroccan hash, to present day concentrate extraction like shatter and rosin.
by - June 23, 2022

How to Collect Cannabis Pollen and Use It for Breeding

Cannabis pollen is made by male cannabis plants and is very useful for breeders looking to create their own strains. It can be quite intimidating since it has the potential to mess up your grow. Let's dig into how to collect cannabis pollen and use it effectively for breeding.
by - June 15, 2022

F1, F2, F3 Strains Explained

F1, F2 and F3 are terms that you may hear thrown around by cannabis growers. F1 refers to the generation of plants created by 2 parents, or the P1 generation. Learn more about what these cannabis genetic terms really mean for growing cannabis.
by - June 11, 2022